30 low-carb snacks to help reduce inflammation

These low-carb snack recipes are the perfect morning or afternoon snack. With a focus on flavorful ingredients like nuts, berries, and avocados, these snacks not only keep you full and satisfied, but they also work to fight nagging inflammation. The annoying symptoms of inflammation can range from forgetfulness and joint pain to higher blood pressure, and these snacks can help bring it down in a delicious effort. Plus, each recipe meets our low-carb nutritional benchmarks with just 14 grams or less per serving to help you meet your nutritional goals. Recipes like our Mini Flourless Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins and our Savory Dates and Pistachio Bites are sure to become tasty additions to your snacking routine.

Garlic hummus

This garlic hummus recipe couldn’t be simpler, just throw a few ingredients in the food processor and blend!

Bark of Frozen Greek Yogurt with Raspberry and Lemon

Jason Donnelly

A thin layer of honey-sweetened Greek yogurt is topped with fresh raspberries and lemon zest and then frozen and broken into chunks for a colorful snack or healthy dessert that young and old alike will enjoy.

Banana Flourless Mini Muffins With Chocolate Chips

Pulsing oatmeal with egg, banana, brown sugar, and oil creates the moist dough for these chocolate chip muffins without a little all-purpose flour. These are two-bite muffins with a thick, sticky texture. They’re also delicately sweet and rich, so baking them as mini muffins makes them a perfect snack or quick morning bite.

Almost guacamole from Chipotle

Make guacamole at home that tastes just like Chipotle, but don’t worry, our version won’t be extra! This deliciously fresh guac is perfect for topping bowls of burritos or tacos, or serving as an appetizer or healthy snack with tortilla chips and greens.

Savory morsels of dates and pistachios

A touch of sweetness from the dates and raisins combined with the crunchiness and nuttiness of the pistachios make these morsels perfect for a snack on the go or as an accompaniment on a cheese platter.

Peanut Butter-S’mores Greek Yogurt Bark

Ted + Chelsea Cavanaugh

Create a hassle-free version of s’mores by using classic chocolate, marshmallow, and graham crackers as a topping for frozen Greek yogurt. Add a swirl of peanut butter and you have a frozen snack or dessert that kids and adults alike will love.

Raspberry-Pistachio Greek Yogurt Bark

Mix Greek yogurt with sweet jam and crunchy pistachios and freeze them so you can break them into chunks just like chocolate bark (but healthier!). This colorful snack or healthy dessert is perfect for young and old. Use full-fat yogurt to ensure the creamiest bark possible.

Traditional Greek tahini sauce

Super creamy with the nutty flavor of sesame seeds, this homemade tahini sauce recipe is a popular way to start a meal in Cyprus. Serve with crudités and pita bread.

Energy Ball Apricot-Ginger

This easy energy ball uses natural ingredients to give you a quick bite of energy when you need it. Dried apricots and honey hold the coconut and oats together, while ginger and tahini deepen the sweet flavors. Ready in just 25 minutes, you can consume them as a take-away breakfast, afternoon snack or after-dinner treat.

Mushroom and spinach mini quiche in muffin tin

Switch up your morning routine with these easy veggie mini quiches. Earthy mushrooms and spinach pair well with rich, creamy Gruyre cheese. Serve them on a platter with a fresh fruit salad for an easy weekend brunch.

Boiled Egg And Almonds

This little snack packs a nutrient punch: It’s packed with protein, heart-healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals to make healthy eating easy and tasty.

Beet Chips

Make perfectly crispy veggie fries at home with this healthy recipe. Use a mandoline to slice the beets extra thin for optimal crunch!

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Balls

Sweet, sticky dates act as the glue for these no-bake energy balls. Perfect for hiking or playing sports, this healthy snack travels well. For the best flavor and texture, use Medjool dates, the largest and most succulent date variety. Look for them in the produce aisle or near other dried fruit.

Roasted beetroot hummus

This vibrant hummus recipe couldn’t be simpler, just throw a few ingredients in the food processor and whiz away! Roasted beets make this healthy dip even more flavorful. Serve with veggie chips, pita chips or crudits.

Air fryer french fries

Thinly sliced ​​sweet potatoes fry until crisp in the air fryer. These homemade fries also use much less oil, which cuts down on calories and fat. They are a naturally sweet side dish for sandwiches, burgers, wraps and more.

Spreadable tuna salad

This creamed tuna recipe is a healthy twist on tuna salad and uses avocado and Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise. Serve it on cucumber wedges, buttered lettuce leaves, or whole-grain crackers.

Avocado crackers and salsa

Avocado and salsa combine for a savory Southwestern-inspired topping on crusty whole-grain bread. This snack is packed with fiber, veggies, and healthy fats, and it takes just minutes to put together.

Crispy chickpeas in an air fryer

Air Fried Chickpea Snacks are intensely flavored and incredibly crunchy. Drying chickpeas is essential for a good crunch, so don’t skip this step. If you have the time, leave them out on the counter to dry for an hour or two before frying them.

Yogurt with Beetroot (Borani Chogondar)

Boranes, a Middle Eastern yogurt dip, can be made with anything from spinach to eggplant to carrots. This recipe gets its striking pink color from grated beets. Go ahead – the longer it sits, the better it tastes. Read more about this recipe.

Super-Seed snack bars

Thanks to a mix of pumpkin, sunflower, hemp and chia seeds, these healthy bars are packed with protein, fiber, minerals and healthy fats. Because these bars pack up well, they’re perfect for tackling all-day adventures.

Cashew Curry

These curried cashews are impossible to addict: every time we made them in the test kitchen, they disappeared in a flash. If using salted cashews, omit the added salt.

Yogurt with blueberries

Blueberries add all the sweetness you need, of course, to the protein-packed Greek yogurt in this satisfying snack.

Fruit Energy Balls

Whip up a big batch of these no-bake energy balls to keep on hand when hunger strikes or you need a healthy pick-me-up.

avocado hummus

This vibrant green hummus recipe couldn’t be simpler, just throw a few ingredients in the food processor and whiz away! Aquafaba (the liquid from a can of chickpeas) and avocado make this healthy dip even smoother and creamier. Serve with veggie chips, pita chips or crudits.

Banana Energy Bites

Perfect for a breakfast or snack on the go, these energy bites will keep you fueled.

Cherry-Cocoa-Pistachio Energy Balls

Chopped dried cherries and pistachios make these energy balls a sweet-savory snack to satisfy all your cravings. Almond butter and cocoa add substance and chocolaty appeal. Serve them any time of day as a snack or dessert, or pack them for a hike.

Vegan Chocolate Covered Frozen Banana Bites

These frosty bites of frozen banana, peanut butter, and vegan chocolate are a perfect low-calorie snack or easy dessert. These banana bites keep well in the freezer, so make some ahead of time and keep them on hand for those times when you crave a taste of something sweet.

Lemon Parmesan Popcorn

Spice up your popcorn with some Lemon Pepper and Parmesan.

Greek Yogurt with Strawberries

Protein-packed Greek yogurt and sweet strawberries make for a super simple and satisfying snack.

Pizza Pistachios

Jennifer Causey

Nutritional yeast mimics the flavor of cheese, lending a pizza-like flavor to these playful spiced pistachios.

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